Shay Mitchell embraces her pregnancy curves and more moms-to-be (current and former!) who look just swell for summer
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Any mom-to-be can relate to the model’s sentiment that “naps are … nonnegotiable,” though ours tend to be more “on the couch in sweatpants” rather than “in a bikini on St. Bart’s.”
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Due with No. 2 in January, the expectant mom celebrated her 28th birthday in a bikini alongside husband Jeremy and a bunch of friends.
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The actress, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Matte Babel, is fully celebrating her “summer bod 2019” on her Italian vacation.
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Before welcoming daughter Skylar Rose, the Real Housewives of Orange County star proudly showed off her bump at 9 months pregnant. “I am owning my curves!” she wrote.
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Oh, buoy! The Designated Survivor star, who is expecting her first child with actor Robbie Amell, took advantage of her built-in flotation device during a refreshing pool dip.
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With her fourth child on the way, the Chew host knows to take advantage of a quiet moment to grab a memorable shot.
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“Loving these summer days,” the dancer, who is expecting a baby with husband Stephen “tWitch” Boss, captioned this poolside shot of herself and big-siblings-to-be Weslie and Maddox.
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The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams showed off her bare bump during a Bahamas babymoon with fiancé Dennis McKinley.
“?? #Thickums #MckinleyBabyMoon #Booming #PjMomma,” the star, 37, captioned her sunny snap.
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The 35-year-old singer posted a poolside selfie with her baby bump on full display and her daughter Owen, 13, swimming in the background.
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Grimes-Beech put her growing pregnant belly on full display as she posed alongside 90210 co-star AnnaLynne McCord in a black bikini that tied in the front.
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DESIREE HARTSTOCK SIEGFRIED
In an Instagram photo documenting her Lake Tahoe getaway with her friend (a bride-to-be), The Bachelorette alum posed dockside while sporting a simple black bikini, which showcased her bare belly.
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All second-time mama-to-be Duff needed to caption her lovey bikini bump pic with was a series of red and blue hearts.
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Not even a growing baby bump could keep the then-pregnant actress from practicing acro-yoga on the beach.
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The Victoria’s Secret model posed alongside a serene backdrop in a comfy-looking white chair, showing off her belly in a lace white bikini while her long dark hair hangs loose. The star captioned the quiet moment, “Grow baby bump grow.”
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The TV host shared a photo of herself sitting on the sand in Malibu, California, in May 2018 wearing a yellow floral bikini with sunglasses. Deeley’s baby bump stole the spotlight as she reclined on a matching yellow towel.
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MEGHAN KING EDMONDS
While enjoying a relaxing vacation (a.k.a. “Babymooning so hard”), the Real Housewives of Orange County star gave fans an update while posing by the pool in a pink bikini. “Breakfast in bed, yoga, then spa and swim day @ranchovalencia?! Yes, please!” wrote King Edmonds, who was pregnant with twin boys. “The day’s not even over yet!”
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JESSIE JAMES DECKER
“Last vacation before our little boy arrives,” the country crooner wrote, captioning an Instagram shot of herself and her man exchanging smiles on a beach.
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“Embracing these curves and loving every bit of it! #pregnancy,” the Sister, Sister alumna captioned an empowering moment of the bikini-clad star in her kitchen.
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KYM JOHNSON HERJAVEC
The Dancing with the Stars pro shared a happy moment from her babymoon on Instagram, posing in an off-the-shoulder blue and white polka dot print bikini. “Sun’s out, Bumps out! #twins #25weekspregnant #babymoon,” she captioned her picture.
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APRIL LOVE GEARY
Robin Thicke’s expectant girlfriend showed off her growing baby bump on Instagram in a sweet bikini selfie. “Already so in love with you,” she captioned the picture.
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Oz celebrated the end of summer in a ruffled pink bikini as she entered her third trimester. “Bye, summer. bye, second trimester. hello, sweater weather!! #happylaborday#27weeks,” she captioned the image, which was shared on Labor Day.
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The former Sopranos actress showed her growing baby bump while on vacation with husband Cutter Dykstra and their 3-year-old son Beau Kyle. “Hi. We live here now,” Sigler captioned a photo of her growing family beside a pool.
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Pressly took to Twitter to share a sweet photo of her growing family in honor of her 40th birthday. Cuddling up with longtime boyfriend Hamzi Hijazi and her 10-year-old son Dezi James, Pressly — who was expecting twins at the time — wrote: “Thank u to everyone for all the kind birthday wishes!! It’s been a fantastic day with my family!”
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The Dancing with the Stars pro (and her growing baby bump!) enjoys a beach day at 35 weeks pregnant. “Happy #Sunday!!! Enjoying my last month pre #babynumber2,” she wrote, captioning a sunny pic on Twitter.
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While new parents Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren eagerly anticipated the arrival of their second daughter, the couple hit the beach — baby bump and all. “36 weeks pregnant and 100% smoke show,” wrote the country crooner, captioning a pic with his wife on Instagram.
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The lauded tennis champ accompanied her bikini-clad bump snap with a sweet note, addressed to her future baby girl — whom she is expecting with fiancé Alexis Ohanian. “My Dearest Baby, You gave me the strength I didn’t know I had,” Williams wrote on Instagram. “You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace.”
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Sun’s out, bump’s out! Kevin Hart’s then-expectant wife, who is seen here carrying the couple’s first child, soaks up the sun.
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At 6 months pregnant, Baldoni — who shares daughter Maiya Grace with husband and Jane the Virgin star Justin Baldoni — heads to the beach with family and embraces her burgeoning bump.
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So nice, she did it twice! Ten months after welcoming daughter Liv with husband Adi Ezra, the supermodel announced her second pregnancy — baring her bump while lounging in the pool.
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Egg on the skillet, bun in the oven. Wilde, who was expecting her second child with fiancé Jason Sudeikis, showed off her bump on Instagram while preparing eggs in a bikini.
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EVA AMURRI MARTINO
The soon-to-be mom-of-two lounged beachside during her tropical babymoon with husband Kyle Martino. “Baby Bumpin’ in Bermuda,” she wrote on Instagram. “I still can’t believe our Baby Boy is cookin’ in there! Celebrating so much gratitude and love!!!”
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Shortly after announcing her pregnancy with fellow Dancing with the Stars pro and now-husband Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Murgatroyd gave fans a peek at her belly in a Fourth of July weekend snap captioned, “Chillin at almost 14 weeks.”
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BEHATI PRINSLOO LEVINE
“So far so good,” the first time mom-to-be captioned a photo of her growing tummy. Her husband Adam Levine has also been posting his fair share of bikini bump shots on Instagram.
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CATHERINE GIUDICI LOWE
The Bachelor alum showed off her bump on Instagram while on babymooning in Palm Springs, California, with husband Sean Lowe. “Bikini Body by Baby,” she captioned the poolside pic.
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“Getting the Tum in the sun,” writes the Victoria’s Secret Angel on Instagram, captioning a photo of her barely-there bump, which she showed off in a green crochet two-piece.
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What better way to announce her upcoming swimwear collection than with a fun beach photo shoot? Refaeli donned a thong bikini while embracing her growing bump. So cute!
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“Burrito or baby?” Patridge joked about the Instagram debut of her mini bump. The reality star showed off her baby bod while enjoying the Australian surf with fiancé Corey Bohan.
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The Oscar winner may claim that sharing a bikini snap is “a little out of character,” but we couldn’t think of a better way for her to debut her baby bump.
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Sexy at sunset! While due with son Camden, the mom tweeted a photo (snapped by hubby Nick) basking with her baby bump in a gorgeous infinity pool. “I’ve been lucky, knock on wood, so far – no morning sickness, no anything,” the TV host said.
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Nine months was nothing for the supermodel, who rocked a black bikini on the beach with her family.
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No beach, no problem – the lack of sandy shores didn’t stop the The Chew co-host from rocking her baby bump in a striped gold bikini.
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Bachelorette parties are known for many things – NSFW inflatables, Magic Mike-worthy strippers and, ahem, a drink or two – but adorable reveals of burgeoning baby bellies are not necessarily the norm. At her friend’s bachelorette party, Cavallari broke away from tradition and posted a stunning Instagram pic of her growing bump in a sexy two-piece. The Hills alum announced in May 2015 that she was expecting her third child with husband Jay Cutler.
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Brandon’s wife and one-half of the indie-folk duo Brandon amp Leah posted this dreamy photo to her Instagram account shortly after announcing that she was expecting the couple’s first child. She captioned the photo, “#ilovebeingpregnant” – and pregnancy clearly loves her right back.
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JESSIE JAMES DECKER
Talk about a two-for-one deal: The pregnant country singer, already mom to Vivianne Rose, has loved using her growing bump to show off just how universally flattering her swimsuit line for Australian label Amore & Sorvete is.
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The expectant mother of James Knight captioned her non-beachy Insta with, “Pregnancy tip- play dress up!” We’re sure pal and godmother-to-be Taylor Swift fully approves of the whimsical advice.
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The Glee star, who announced her pregnancy with a clever Instagram, took a picture-perfect babymoon to Hawaii and showed off her bump while splashing around in a sexy bikini.
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Alec Baldwin’s wife posted this cute shot of her and Carmen showing off their bikini bods. “Isn’t it amazing how much you can love someone? I’m excited to see how that love expands with the little guy here in about 3 months!” she shared of her boy.
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Prior to daughter Cadence’s arrival, Ludacris’s wife announced her pregnancy with this sweet pic on the beach.
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It’s official: the beach babe and new mom will never let anything get in the way of her favorite hobby. “It’s such a weird feeling to be surfing in the ocean while my baby is moving around inside me,” she told PEOPLE before welcoming son Tobias.
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It was a #muchneededvacation for the model/actress, who ditched any pre-baby stress for a swimsuit as she spent a winter holiday in the sunny Bahamas with husband Scott Stuber and son Brooks before having daughter Scarlett in March 2015.
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Bumpin’ beauty! The Legends actress looked tickled pink (turns out it was a hint!) as she posed in a bikini in front of some rather pretty scenery in August 2014. She welcomed daughter Vivienne on Jan. 15, 2015.
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After weeks of keeping her bump chicly under wraps, the expectant reality star (who welcomed her third child, son Reign, in December 2014) bared her growing belly in a gold metallic bikini – with a little help from Penelope – during a family vacation in the Hamptons.
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We’re so not ready for all her belly! Rowland wasn’t baring it completely (we love her roomy mesh cover-up!), but the smiling singer was happy to show off a hint of her bikini-ready baby bump at the beach in a series of Instagram photos in fall 2014. A few months later, son Titan was born.
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The second-time mom (son Emerson arrived in September 2014) took white hot to a whole new level with a chic bandeau-top swimsuit and embroidered robe for the holidays. “This wear all white for Memorial Day get up fit a little differently last year. #babyonboard,” explained the actress.
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It was a sunny day for the pregnant Hart of Dixie star when she hit the sand in Barbados with boyfriend Hayden Christensen in May 2014. The couple met their beach baby, daughter Briar Rose, that October.
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It’s a “bumpie” road, but the actress and TV host, who welcomed daughter Ava in August 2014, embraced the feeling in a two-piece and crop top. “Can’t wait to spend next #MothersDay with this little angel in my arms,” Keibler captioned an Instagram photo of her growing belly.
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While catching some rays at her L.A. home, the Hart of Dixie actress bared her growing bump in an itty-bitty bikini. “Backyard summer with baby and father @kyle_newman,” wrote King (who welcomed son James Knight in October 2013) after posting the photo on Instagram.
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Although she rarely gave a glimpse of her bump during her last pregnancy, the actress – who welcomed her second child with husband Javier Bardem on July 22, 2013 – put her belly on full display in a tiny black two-piece while vacationing in Barbados that March.
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Oh, mama! While vacationing with her family in Hawaii, the designer snapped this sexy shot of her growing belly. “Bumpin’ and proud!” the mom (she welcomed son Ace on June 30, 2013) wrote on Twitter after posting the photo in December 2012.
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Months before welcoming daughter Everly in 2013, the actress (and her growing belly!) hit the beach in a bandeau bikini, straw hat and print cover-up during a romantic holiday getaway with husband Channing Tatum in St. Barts.
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A leopard-print bikini was like second skin to the supermodel, who showed off her growing bump while getting some sun in Miami during her pregnancy with daughter Vivian. For a more camera-ready look, the second-time mom added a stylish straw hat, sunnies and hoop earrings.
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Aloha! Before welcoming son Noah in September 2012, the actress revealed her baby bump in a tropical triangle bikini top and breezy white skirt during a vacation with hubby Brian Austin Green in Hawaii.
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While expecting son Livingston, the model mom bared her bump in a tiny black bikini and white sarong while on vacation in Ibiza, Spain, with husband Matthew in August 2012.
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The Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated model (who welcomed son Gavin on Dec. 13, 2012) is known for rocking sexy bikinis – so it’s no surprise she celebrated her birthday that year mermaid-like, swimming with her baby bump in view. “I had the best day and spent most of it under water,” she wrote on her Facebook page.
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Hot mama! During her fourth pregnancy with son Finn, the far from shy reality star sported not one but two revealing swimsuits while vacationing with her family in L.A.
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Call it her all-Kourt appeal. From the ocean to romantic beachside strolls, the stylish reality star rocked an entire wardrobe of chic bikinis during her second pregnancy with daughter Penelope. She flaunted her belly in a gorgeous green Cote d’Or two-piece during a birthday trip to the Dominican Republic and, one month earlier, made waves in Mexico in a sexy tie-dyed bikini.
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Prior to the July 2012 arrival of her daughter, pregnant Uma looked just beachy in a trio of swimsuits during a March getaway in St. Barts. Soaking up the sun in a sleek black belly-baring bikini, she later switched to one-pieces for setting sail on a luxury yacht – a nautical-inspired striped number and a simple maroon suit for a refreshing dip in the Caribbean.
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Before giving birth to daughter India Rose, the Fast Five actress put her belly on display in a sizzling purple two-piece while frolicking on the beach in St. Barts on Jan. 29, 2012. Enjoying a babymoon with husband Chris Hemsworth, she showed off her mom-to-be curves on the sand and even shooting down a water slide.
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The Victoria’s Secret angel knows how to strike a yummy mummy pose in a tiny two-piece! The then-pregnant model mama was aglow with a bikini-clad bump on a Brazilian beach in April 2012, just weeks before the May 7 arrival of her second child, son Noah Phoenix.
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